Trevor Wishart

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Trevor Wishart
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Trevor Wishart (1946, Leeds, England) has been very active, since the early 1970s in the area of electro-acoustic music (first with tape manipulation, later with computer pieces) and musical theatre pieces. He pays special attention to the objectives of musical education, to holding collaborative perform-projects and solo practice with the use of original vocal techniques. In 1973 he did his doctorate dissertation at the University of York (musical composition). Since the mid 70s he has been doing systematic research into various vocal-speech figures and the possibilities for their noting, giving special emphasis to the computer technologies. He is the author of a number of theoretical books on the issues of musical composition, philosophy and sociology, including such as: Whose Music?.. A Sociology of Musical Languages (Transaction Books Ed.), On Sonic Art. Music in a Technological Age (Gordon & Beach Ed.), Audible Design: A Plain and Easy Introduction to Practical Sound Composition (Orpheus the Pantomime Ed.), and also editions of musical and educational character: Sounds Fun (Universal Edition), Sounds Fun 2 (Universal Edition), Sun (Creativity & Environment, Universal Ed.), Sun 2 (A Creative Philosophy, Universal Ed.). His theoretical and practical musical productions are presented in various international collections and journals, including the following ones: Computer Music Journal, (USA), Leonardo (USA), Contemporary Music Review (Great Britain), Interface (Holland), Les Cahiers d’IRCAM (France), Music Realta (Italy). For many years he taught music and composition at various British educational institutions (such as University of Nottingham, University of Leeds, University of York, etc.), and also abroad: Sogetu Hall (Tokyo), University Complutense (Madrid), Academie d’Ete (Paris), Akademie der Kunst (Berlin), Kyoto University of Arts (Kyoto), Sibelius Akatemia (Helsinki), University of Sidney (Sidney), Royal Conservatory (Hague), Lund University (Lund) and others. He is the author of a number of musical and lingua-artistic productions that were created with support and order from: BBC (London), Paris Bienniale (Paris), Bourges Festival (Bourges), Swedish Radio (Stockholm), French Ministry of Culture (Paris) and others. Wishart is the holder of numerous prizes and awards, among them are the prizes of the International Festival of ElectroAcoustic Music (Bourges, 1978), Ars Electronica (Linz, 1988), and also the main prizes at the: Euphonie d’Or (Bourges Festival, Bourges, 1992), Golden Nica Award (Ars Electronica, Linz, 1995). Several times he was a jury member at festivals and professional contests, among them are the following ones: Ars Electronica (Linz, 1991-93), International Computer Music Conference (1991-94), Stockholm International Electronic Music Festival (1995). Since 1980 till 1999 he was a member of the organizing committee (1990-93 – a chairman) of the Sonic Art Network (EMAS), also initiated the Composers Desktop Project aimed at providing composers with high technology software. He is the author and designer of the unique in Britain 54-channel sounding of the Jorvik Viking Center Multimedia Museum (York). Trevor Wishart lives and works in York (Great Britain).
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Albums

none Journey Into Space — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Journey Into Space (Album) Not On Label none UK 1973 Sell This Version
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YES 7 Red Bird (A Political Prisoner's Dream) — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Red Bird (A Political Prisoner's Dream) (Album) York Electronic Studios YES 7 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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YES 8 Beach Singularity & Menagerie — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart & Friends / Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart & Friends / Trevor Wishart - Beach Singularity & Menagerie(LP) York Electronic Studios YES 8 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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VC 7 91108-4 Vox — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Vox (Album) Virgin Classics VC 7 91108-4 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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OTP002 Audible Design — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Audible Design(CD) Orpheus The Pantomime OTP002 UK 1994 Sell This Version
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3-7186-5848-8 On Sonic Art — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart On Sonic Art(CD) Harwood Academic Publishers 3-7186-5848-8 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
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EMF CD 029 Voiceprints — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Voiceprints(CD) Electronic Music Foundation EMF CD 029 US 2000 Sell This Version
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EMF CD 053 ETC. — Trevor Wishart Jonty Harrison, Horacio Vaggione, Trevor Wishart Jonty Harrison, Horacio Vaggione, Trevor Wishart - ETC.(CD) Electronic Music Foundation EMF CD 053 US 2004 Sell This Version
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none Fabulous Paris: A Virtual Oratorio — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Fabulous Paris: A Virtual Oratorio(CD, Album) Not On Label none UK 2007 Sell This Version
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PD 25 Machine — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Machine(CD, Album) Paradigm Discs PD 25 UK 2008 Sell This Version
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PAN 12 Fanfare And Contrapunctus / Imago — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Fanfare And Contrapunctus / Imago (Album) Pan (3), Pan (3) PAN 12 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
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none Encounters In The Republic Of Heaven — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Encounters In The Republic Of Heaven(CD, Boo) Orpheus The Pantomime none UK 2011 Sell This Version
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ICR 77 Red Bird / Anticredos & Voiceprints — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Red Bird / Anticredos & Voiceprints (Comp) ICR ICR 77 UK 2014 Sell This Version
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none The Secret Resonance Of Things — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart The Secret Resonance Of Things(CD, Album) Not On Label (Trevor Wishart Self-Released) none UK 2017 Sell This Version
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- The Garden Of Earthly Delights — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart The Garden Of Earthly Delights(CDr) Not On Label (Trevor Wishart Self-Released) - UK 2020 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

OTP001 Tongues Of Fire — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Tongues Of Fire(CD, Maxi) Orpheus The Pantomime OTP001 UK 1994 Sell This Version
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Compilations

OTP 0066 Globalalia / Imago — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Globalalia / Imago(CD, Album, Comp) Orpheus The Pantomime OTP 0066 2014 Sell This Version
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Miscellaneous

ISBN 978-0-9510313-3-9 Sound Composition — Trevor Wishart Trevor Wishart Sound Composition(2xCD, Boo) ICR ISBN 978-0-9510313-3-9 Unknown Sell This Version